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Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

Nehru missing from MU course book since last 3 yrs

Though the controversy over references to Jawaharlal Nehru being dropped from a school textbook in Rajasthan has caused a buzz, it has come to fore that the country’s first Prime Minister......

'Netaji was the reason why the British left India'

Image: A visitor looks at a picture of Subhas Chandra Bose at a museum in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters 'The non-violent movement would not have brought freedom to the country,......

Taiwan's first lady Prez faces the Chinese Challenge

How will China deal with Taiwan's first woman president? Srikanth Kondapalli explains the significance of a historic election. IMAGE: Democratic Progressive Party Chairperson and Taiwan's next......

'If Akbar can be called 'Akbar the Great', why can't Maharana Pratap?'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday welcomed Rajasthan government's decision to include a chapter on iconic figures like Maharana Pratap in school textbooks and said he would urge the Human......

Why the rising value of the dollar is bad news for America

Abheek Barua & Bidisha Ganguly explain why the US treasury should intervene if the overvalued greenback continues to rise. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com If there's one thing that could......

'Great danger India will waste its demographic dividend'

'... for two reasons: the poor quality of education, and the low rate of female participation in the labour force.' 'Unless something is done quickly to remedy these problems, India will just have......

Railways in 'severe financial crisis', says Trivedi-led panel

Committee of MPs from both Houses raps neglect of sound functioning parameters, staff and system productivity, cost control After two years of healthy operations, a severe financial crisis has......

Rupee is undervalued, says K V Kamath

K V Kamath, non-executive chairman of ICICI Bank, on Friday said the rupee was undervalued.Speaking to reporters after delivering a lecture on the current state of the economy, he said, “In......

Tharoor hopes pending HRD bills will be passed soon

The government expects that a number of pending legislations pertaining to HRD ministry will be passed during the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament despite possible opposition from some......
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Writer, publisher of book with controversial references to

The Madhya Pradesh Government today told the Legislative Assembly that writer and publisher of a MA textbook, which is alleged to have "derogatory"... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/writer-publisher-of-book-with-controversial-references-to-117032300906_1.html
Everything wrong with TVF's response to sexual harassment allegations

Even as the Arunabh Kumar-TVF sexual harassment story continues to snowball, another story played out in its shadow. An unverified redditor accused... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/entertainment-news/everything-wrong-with-tvf-s-response-to-sexual-harassment-allegations-54487.html
Former India captain slams ICC for no action against Steve Smith, accuses them of favouritism

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has criticised the International Cricket Committee (ICC) for not taking any action against Australia captain... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-INDvAUS-Former-India-captain-slams-ICC-for-no-action-against-Steve-Smith-accuses-them-of-favouritism-2347330
Mamata Banerjee walks into school textbook via Singur

Mamata Banerjee is making sure no one forgets her, especially school students. In a revised edition of Class VIII history textbooks, the exploits... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-mamata-banerjee-walks-into-school-textbook-via-singur-2329670
Chapters on social reformers among key inclusions in textbooks

The inclusion of chapters on Basavanna, Sangolli Rayanna and Savitribai Phule are among the changes to be effected in the state textbooks based on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/595540/chapters-social-reformers-among-key.html

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